Treating acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Adapalene pads are a retinoid-like medicine. It works by decreasing acne formation.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking adapalene topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
More common: - especially during the first month of use
Burning sensation or stinging of skin
dryness and peeling of skin
itching of skin
redness of skin
Some of the side effects that can occur with adapalene topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
Rare: - more common during the first month of use
Worsening of acne
(topical gel, topical cream, topical swab, topical solution, topical lotion)
Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Minocycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, skin infections, severe acne, gonorrhea, tick fever, chlamydia, and others. Minocycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.